senate Bill S3433

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the high performance computing program within the New York state foundation for science, technology and innovation

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S3433 - Details

Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง3154-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7676

S3433 - Summary

Establishes the high performance computing program within the NYS foundation for science, technology and innovation; provides that such program will fund projects connecting researchers and businesses with NYS high performance computing resources.

S3433 - Sponsor Memo

S3433 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3433

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 22, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic  Devel-
  opment and Small Business

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public authorities law, in relation to the high
  performance computing program

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  public  authorities  law  is amended by adding a new
section 3154-a to read as follows:
  S 3154-A. HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING PROGRAM. 1. THE HIGH  PERFORMANCE
COMPUTING  PROGRAM  IS  HEREBY  CREATED  WITHIN  THE  FOUNDATION FOR THE
PURPOSES OF SELECTING AND FUNDING PROJECTS THAT CONNECT RESEARCHERS  AND
BUSINESSES WITH NEW YORK STATE'S HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING RESOURCES.
  2.  FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR THIS PROGRAM SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE BY THE
FOUNDATION PURSUANT TO A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL PROCESS TO NEW YORK  STATE
ACADEMIC  RESEARCH  INSTITUTIONS  OR  A  PARTNERSHIP  OF  NEW YORK STATE
ACADEMIC RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS.
  (A) APPLICANTS MUST INCLUDE IN THEIR PROPOSAL:
  (I) A BUSINESS  PLAN  FOR  UTILIZING  THE  CAPABILITIES  OF  THE  HIGH
PERFORMANCE  COMPUTING  FACILITIES,  KNOWLEDGE,  AND EXPERTISE. THE PLAN
SHALL INCLUDE A DESCRIPTION OF THE GOALS TO BE ACHIEVED, PROPOSED ORGAN-
IZATION, PLANNED OPERATIONS, AND NECESSARY RESOURCES. IF A COLLABORATION
IS TO BE FORMED, A LISTING OF ALL PARTICIPANTS SHALL BE PROVIDED;
  (II) A DESCRIPTION OF HOW THE HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING PROGRAM  WILL
CONTRIBUTE  TOWARD  FURTHER  RESEARCH  AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OPPORTU-
NITIES IN NEW YORK STATE, ENCOURAGE  RESEARCH  COLLABORATION  AND  INNO-
VATION  WITH  INDUSTRY,  PROVIDE  ACCESS  TO  HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING
ASSETS BY SMALL BUSINESSES, BETTER LEVERAGE FUNDS FROM OTHER GOVERNMENT,
PRIVATE, AND NON-PROFIT SECTORS,  PROMOTE  JOB  CREATION  AND  WORKFORCE
DEVELOPMENT, AND INCREASE COMPETITIVENESS OF NEW YORK STATE COMPANIES;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07656-01-1

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